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Senior Consultant - Rail Planning

Cardiff County

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As a Senior Consultant in the Rail Planning Team, based in either Bristol or Cardiff, you will:

  • be expected to mentor graduates, impart your wisdom and check tasks undertaken by your more junior colleagues;

  • have the ability to handle the project management of smaller projects, including cost control and client liaison;

  • have an analytical mind and background;

  • have knowledge and experience in modelling, appraisal and evaluation of public transport schemes, including application of TAG/WelTAG guidance.

  • have good working knowledge of standard rail industry modelling tools and techniques (such as Moira and/or Railsys), together with a strong understanding of the relative merits of approaches such as Passenger Demand Forecasting Handbook principles versus more bespoke modelling;

  • have excellent spreadsheet skills;

  • have strong technical and report writing skills;

  • be able to explain technical concepts to others, including colleagues and clients; and

  • have strong background knowledge of the structure of the GB rail industry.

Minimum Requirements

  • Front line supervisor who manages individual contributors.

  • Responsible for the overall quality of staff’s work and oversees projects.

  • Has project or task level financial accountability.

  • Typically supervises a headcount of less than 10 people.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in numerate discipline, ideally Masters.

  • Membership or working towards membership of a chartered professional institution such as CIHT, TPS, CILT or ICE.

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

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